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Forms of Voting in the 2020 Election

Matilda McLaren, Writer

October 27, 2020

With only seven days until the anticipated presidential election, voters have been flocking to the polls in a myriad of ways. It would be a grave understatement to suggest that this election will be different than those employed by America in the past.  Due to coronavirus regulations and a very re...

Fall Spirit Week

Felicity Abbott, News Editor

October 20, 2020

These photos were taken during the Fall Spirit Week 2020. Monday, students and staff were able to dress as his/her favorite Disney character or change his/her zoom background. On Tuesday, students were able to dress as his/her class season (Freshman: Fall, Sophomore: Spring, Junior: Summer, Senior: Win...

From All-Remote to Hybrid: The Four Guidlines

From All-Remote to Hybrid: The Four Guidlines

Felicity Abbott, News Editor

October 5, 2020

From All-Remote to Hybrid: The Four Guidelines   Glenbard 87’s Superintendent, David Larson, released four criteria that will help the district move from an all-remote environment to a hybrid model. According to Larson, the four criteria are as follows: health data, staffing, quarantine re...

Jason Reynolds Author Webinar

Jason Reynolds Information

Maya Page, News Writer

September 28, 2020

Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00 p.m., critically acclaimed author Jason Reynolds will be appearing in a community read author webinar event sponsored by the Glenbard Parent Series. This event was selected as part of the Glenbard Parent Series around a year ago by Gilda Ross, the Glenbard student and ...

Universal and Local COVID-19 Safety Protocols/Tips

Universal and Local COVID-19 Safety Protocols/Tips

Matilda McLaren, News Editor

September 13, 2020

By now, the global coronavirus pandemic has definitely made itself known by the world. The wrath it has placed on society includes countless casualties, economic troubles, unemployment, and much more. The virus spreads rapidly and easily. The primary way in which coronavirus can be transmitted is through f...

Zoom Ediquette

Zoom Ediquette

Felicity Abbott, News Editor

September 13, 2020

The start of the 2020-21 school year has been drastically different then what students have normally prepared for. The entirety of a student’s school day has been a live video call through Zoom. Just as there were high expectations for behavior in-person, Glenbard District 87 has several expectations for...

Glenbard South’s Freshman Focus

Maya Page, News Writer

September 13, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year has been an unprecedented and unique experience for every student and staff member at Glenbard South. However, this experience has been a new adjustment for the school’s incoming freshman class. Though freshmen will not be within the walls of the school, they still have man...

Glenbard South’s Fully Remote Schedule

Glenbard District 87 Fully Remote Schedule

Maya Page, News Writer

August 15, 2020

Recently, the Glenbard Administration made the decision to have all students learn remotely, no matter which learning option they may have chosen (hybrid or remote). Currently, this decision will be in effect until September 8th.  Remote learning will have one major difference as opposed to hybrid learning:...

Returning to New Normal

Glenbard District 87 Hybrid Schedule 20-21

Felicity Abbott, News Editor

August 15, 2020

Students of Glenbard District 87 had the opportunity to select one of two learning options for the first semester of the 20-21 school year. Currently, students will attend remotely until September 8th. The students that chose to partake in the hybrid schedule will only be on campus for two half-days....

New York bail reform

New York bail reform

CD Menard, News Writer

April 30, 2020

New York's new Bail Reform law was praised by its creators as a new progressive way to handle overcrowded prisons and various perceived social injustices allegedly caused by the judicial system.  It has, however, been criticized by the masses on all levels and sides of the political spectrum since its i...

Learn about COVID-19

Learn about COVID-19

CD Menard, News Writer

April 28, 2020

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, an American based pharmaceutical company, has already started the experimentation process of creating a publicly available vaccine for the coronavirus, or COVID-19.  Speaking at the White House during the U.S. Coronavirus Task Force Meeting on March 2nd, 2020, Inovio's President...

Update: How to further prevent coronavirus

Update: How to further prevent coronavirus

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

April 8, 2020

         1. Wash your hands                Wash your hands with hot water and soap for at least twenty seconds. Do this before and after eating, after going to the bathroom and after returning from public places. However, you should always wash your hands if you are abl...

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